Essentials: Tea

Tea not only tastes good, but it is good for your body. There are four types of tea, with black tea being the most popular.

Tea not only tastes good, but it is good for your waistline and your heart. Black, green, white and oolong teas all come from the same plant and are determined by their oxidation levels. While black tea has the most caffeine of the bunch, it is still half of the amount you would consume with a cup of coffee. Antioxidants are also intea, which makes calorie free drink even better.


Lynn Goldstein, MS, RD, CSO, CDN

This video features Lynn Goldstein, MS, RD, CSO, CDN. Lynn Goldstein is a registered dietitian with a masters of science degree from New York University. She is board certified in oncology nutrition and is the clinical nutrition supervisor for Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Duration: 3:41. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: May 17, 2014
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